India  /  Published 10.03.20

Covid-19 cases: India count breaches 50 mark

Fresh new cases of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) infection were reported in Kerala and Karnataka on Tuesday, taking the total in the country to 55 — a substantial increase from the 44 a day earlier.K...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 08.03.20

BRIEFS: Zubeen out of hospital

Singer Zubeen Garg was released on Sunday after being hospitalised for almost 10 days. Zubeen was admitted to Nemcare Hospital on February 27 after he fell unconscious while talking to the media here....
By The Telegraph in Dimapur

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.03.20

This Holi, go herbal

Do you love Holi and your skin in equal measure? Then herbal colours are your safest bet.According to a steel city dermatologist, herbal colours are hypoallergenic and easier to wash off. “Colours m...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.20

Coronavirus scare shuts Tagore museums

Visva-Bharati on Saturday decided to temporarily shut down from Sunday three museums — Rabindra Bhavan, Santiniketan Griha and Bangladesh Bhavan — to avoid mass gatherings at a time the coronaviru...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.19

Mystery bus depot fire in Krishnagar

At least a dozen private buses caught fire mysteriously at the Krishnagar depot in Nadia late on Thursday night.Police said four buses were charred and three damaged in the fire that started around 11...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar


Jharkhand  /  Published 19.03.19

10000 chowkidars in Jharkhand rue unpaid salaries

As the BJP’s #MainBhiChowkidar campaign this parliamentary elections gains traction with every BJP leader worth his salt prefixing chowkidar to his Twitter profile, Jharkhand government’s 10,000 a...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.20

Boundless joy

Sir — Holi is often associated with freedom from quotidian rules. The saying, “bura na mano Holi hai”, is meant to allow even strangers to apply colours on each other without inhibitions. Howeve...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.20

Twin sit-ins to take festival break

Participants at the indefinite sit-ins against the new citizenship matrix at Naya Bazar and Wasseypur on Wednesday decided to suspend their protest for two days during Holi on March 9 and 10 and durin...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 03.03.20

Festive atmosphere and camaraderie in Tinsukia

The calls of the cuckoo and nightingale mingle with the melodies of local fakua geet, chang fagan of Rajasthan, jogira of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and Bangla folk songs as Assam’s Tinsukia district p...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 24.03.19

Aid given to families of 94 hooch victims

The financial assistance declared by the Assam government for the next of kin of those who died in the hooch tragedy in Golaghat district were paid on Saturday.An amount of Rs 2 lakh each was given to...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat


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